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Rediscovering a Love of Fan Fiction in My 30s

After a long hiatus, I've finally rediscovered my love of fan fiction, and I'm annoyed it took me this long to remember the joys of fanfic.

The Most Popular Ships in Fan Fiction History

A look at the most popular fanfiction ships, from the origins of the pairings to what they reveal about our current cultural moment.

Best Fan Fiction Apps and Sites

Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned reader, these are the best fanfiction apps and websites for everyone. Start reading!

A Beginners Guide to Reading Fan Fiction

Reading fan fiction is a really fun and fulfilling part of fandom. Here's a helpful guide to help you get started reading fan fiction.

Fan Fiction Enamel Pins for Readers in Every Fandom

Show off your love of fandom with these fanfiction enamel pins, including pins for all of your favorite tropes!

I Don’t Read Fan Fiction for the Plot

Read on to find out why this Rioter doesn't turn to fanfiction for the plot (mostly) and what makes the form ideal reading material.

Shippers, Recs and OTPs: A History of Fan Fiction

Are you a fanfic reader or writer? We're taking a look at the history of fanfiction, including common terms, queer fanfic, and popular ships.

50 Shades and More: 11 Published Fan Fiction Books

Below are 11 published fanfiction books, some famous, some surprising, (not just Fifty Shades of Grey!) which began life in other authors' playgrounds.

Writing Myself Into Existence With Fan Fiction

How one writer found themselves by writing fanfiction.

50 Must-Read Harry Potter Fan Fictions

A carefully collated selection of the best Harry Potter fanfiction out there: the most interesting, the most well-written, and the most unique.